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PVAMU Alumnus Ken Houston Named to NFL 100 All-Time Team

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 13, 2019) - A pair of former Redskins greats -- cornerback Darrell Green and safety Ken Houston -- were named to the NFL 100 All-Time Team, the league announced Friday. Green and Houston made the cut along with legendary Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs, who led the franchise to all three of [...]

PVAMU History Professor Hosts ‘Zoom Learning Session’ with Mississippi Students

GULFPORT, Mississippi (December 13, 2019) - Eighth grade students from Gulfport Central Middle School met with Prairie View A&M University Professor Dr. Marco Robinson via video conference as part of a ‘zoom learning session.’ Dr. Robinson answered questions and discussed slavery, the middle passage, and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade with students who are currently reading [...]

PVAMU Extension Agent to Lead “Tai Chi for Beginners” Series at Fort Bend Co. Library

KATY, Texas (December 13, 2019) - Courtney Bryant, County Extension Agent with Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension, will present weekly demonstrations of Tai Chi, a Chinese martial-art form that is often practiced for its health benefits, meditation, and even self-defense.

PVAMU Sits Atop December HBCU Band Rankings

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 12, 2019) - Prairie View A&M is the new top Division I band for the first time in the rankings, moving up to No. 1 from No. 8 in November and replacing Jackson State. The Marching Storm had been ranked No. 2 in September and No. 3 in October. The school [...]

PVAMU Alumna Named 2019 CNN Hero of the Year

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 9, 2019) - Prairie View A&M University alumna Freweini Mebrahtu has been named the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year. Mebrahtu earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from PVAMU in 1992. She has dedicated her life to keeping girls in school by designing a reusable menstrual pad and trying to end [...]

Author, Survivor of Police Shooting Robbie Tolan to Graduate from PVAMU This Fall

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 9, 2019) - Robbie Tolan’s criminal justice degree from Prairie View A&M University is over ten years in the making, but what happened during a significant portion of that time was not a part of Tolan’s overall plan. “I played baseball here at Prairie View and helped my team to win PV’s [...]

PVAMU Student to Attend International Forum as Qatar Harvey Fund Scholar

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 6, 2019) – The year 2019 is wrapping up to be a monumental and memorable one for Prairie View A&M University student Olivia Mackey. She is finishing final exams and preparing to head to the Middle Eastern country of Qatar as a Qatar Harvey Fund Scholar. “When I applied to be [...]

PVAMU Debate Students Place First in National Competition

DETROIT, Michigan (December 4, 2019) – Students from Prairie View A&M University won a national debate competition hosted by United Automobile Workers (UAW) and Ford Motor Company. PVAMU went up against Tennessee State University, University of Michigan – Flint, and Central Michigan University in “Debate in the D” on Nov. 22 in Detroit, Michigan. “Our [...]

PVAMU Kicks Off New Season of “The Overview” Podcast

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 3, 2019) - Prairie View A&M University’s Office for Marketing and Communications, in conjunction with KPVU 91.3 FM, kicked off a new season of The Overview. The rebranded monthly podcast (which initially launched in the spring) highlights research, innovations, and recent accomplishments from faculty, staff, and students on “The Hill.” The [...]

Michael McFrazier Appointed Dean of PVAMU’s Whitlowe R. Green College of Education

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 3, 2019) – Dr. Michael L. McFrazier has been appointed professor and dean of the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education (WRGCOE) at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), following approval by the chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, John Sharp. McFrazier’s appointment comes with the enthusiasm of the faculty, students, [...]